Portrait of St. Thomas Aquinas

Quotes by St. Thomas Aquinas

1225 – 1274

Aquinas was born near Aquino, Sicily and was an Italian Dominican theologian whose scholarship propelled him to the first rank among the Scholastics of the Middle Ages. His major works are the Summa theologica and the Summa contra gentiles.


War & Peace

St. Thomas Aquinas discusses the three conditions for a just war (1265-74)

St. Thomas Aquinas


Thomas Aquinas on why the law should not punish imperfect men for practising vices which do not harm others (1274)

St. Thomas Aquinas